I put a sun room on house, passive solar. Use windows that are not low E. Low-e windows block solar gain.
Know a man in Florida that has a machine shop. He covers his machines with heavy blankets. Wondering if the blankets soak up some moisture and helps prevent rust? Blanks then dry out when temps go up. Not sure how effective it really is. May try it.
Better be careful if the word gets out your are a teacher, some may come down on you. What science do you teach? George